Walk a mile in the open marsh home of this common bird, and you'll find he puts his long beak to good use. The Wilson's Snipe, like other members of his family, probes the muddy ground with his bill to capture its meals.
These birds are subject to the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and remain under the stewardship of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. They can be borrowed for wildlife conservation, ecology, biology, scientific, or educational purposes. There may be limits on other, non-educational uses. Please contact us if you have any questions.